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Winter Olympics stamps feature female athletes



Staff Writer
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Canada Post issued five stamps on Jan. 24, depicting six female athletes competing for that nation in the Winter Olympics.

The athletes are Sharon and Shirley Firth, Sonja Gaudet, Danielle Goyette, Nancy Greene and Clara Hughes.

These stamps were issued in a self-adhesive booklet pane of 10, and a water-activated gum souvenir sheet of five at the first-class permanent rate.

To order Canadian stamps, go online to: www.canadapost.ca/shop.

There will be a small coin show on Feb. 18 in Hinsdale, N.H., at the Millstream Community Center on Routes 63 and 119. Hours are 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., with free admission and off-street parking.

The U.S. Mint will begin selling the 2018 Sacagawea dollar coin on Feb. 15. These are sold in circulation-quality examples from the Denver and Philadelphia mints, in bags and rolls, at a premium over face value.

To order coins from the U.S. Mint, visit its website at: www.usmint.gov or call 800-872-6468.

There is a standard shipping charge added to the cost of each order from the mint.


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